Ft. Myers in Lee County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 2019 by Lee County Black History Society and the Florida Department of State. (Marker Number F-1085.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Education • Parks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical year for this entry is 1913.
Location. 26° 38.542′ N, 81° 50.835′ W. Marker is in Ft. Myers, Florida, in Lee County. Marker can be reached from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard (Florida Route 82) 0.1 miles west of Henderson Avenue. Marker is located in Roberto Clemente Park in front of the old school. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3265 Dr Martin Luther King, Jr Boulevard, Fort Myers FL 33916, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Frierson-Hendry Cemetery (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Alderman House (approx. one mile away); First Street, Fort Myers (approx. 1.4 miles away); Buckingham and Page Army Air Fields (approx. 1.6 miles away); Edison Park School (approx. 1.8 miles away); Thomas Alva Edison (approx. 2.1 miles away); Mina Miller Edison (approx. 2.1 miles away); Edison Heritage Garden (approx. 2.1 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 24, 2020, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 42 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 24, 2020, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.